PREAMBLE: This ‘Position Paper’ sets forth that ‘happiness’ can ensure the survival of humankind, but ‘unhappiness’ threatens human survival as a viable species. ‘Unhappiness’ manifests all forms of disruptive behaviors by the humankind, underpinned by nationalism, politics, religion, race, color, …...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking: What is Poverty?
What is poverty? Poverty is a state of impoverishment, lack, or scarcity of certain resources that the individual or country needs to achieve and sustain good health, happiness, and well-being. No school of thought can provide a simple explanation of …...Continue reading
Philosophically Speaking: What Factors Make a Happy Nation?
The “aggregate” happiness of individuals, married couples, families, and communities make a happy nation. Speaking from a broader perspective, one can conclude that effective leadership, good governance, and hospitable ecological conditions are also factors that contribute to the happiness …...Continue reading